1 Million Unique Visitors To Anthropology.net!

Anthropology.net has gone platinum. With the help of guest bloggers and regular contributors, I have hosted 1,000,000 unique visitors since March of 2007. For a highly specialized niche site with no advertisement campaign I consider this milestone a success. But, I'm going to bid blogging adieu because I have been accepted to medical school. Once... Continue Reading →

Attending “Humanity’s Genes and the Human Condition” Symposium

I'm on my way to this symposium, "Humanity's Genes and the Human Condition," at UC Berkeley. It should be a day of interesting and relevant talks, especially since the American Society of Human Genetics had their annual meeting this week, and lots of discussions were held about genetic ancestry testing. I'm looking forward to hearing... Continue Reading →

National Human Genome Research Institute Debates Race

One of the pieces to appear in the latest Science is Constance Holden's synopsis of the core issues discussed at last week's meeting of the National Human Genome Research Institute: defining geographic populations, handling interpretations of race (especially as as a sociopolitical term), and phrasing results of population genetic studies. I paid cursory attention to... Continue Reading →

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